Tag: 2013

Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

An article by posted on January 13, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration, Settle At $7.75MM With Addison Reed

The New York Mets have avoided arbitration with setup man Addison Reed for a one-year deal worth $7.75 million according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports. Pace Law School projected that he would get $7.9 million. Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball in 2016 and had one best […]

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Mets Announce Spring Training Invites

An article by posted on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Mets Announce Spring Training Invites

The Mets announced their minor league invites to major league Spring Training today on Twitter. The list is headlined by top prospect Dominic Smith. The rest of the invitees include: RHP - Chase Bradford RHP - Paul Sewald RHP - Kevin McGowan RHP - Corey Taylor RHP - Logan Taylor LHP - P.J. Conlon LHP - David Roseboom C - Xorge Carrillo IF […]

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Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

An article by posted on December 22, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Throws Live BP, Will Pitch in Winter Ball Playoffs

New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia joined the Gigantes del Cibao yesterday in the Dominican Republic as he prepares to pitch in the round robin playoffs. Familia threw live batting practice which you can watch here. The Dominican Winter League regular season ends tonight and Gigantes have already clinched a playoff spot. Familia last pitched […]

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Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

An article by posted on December 15, 2016 0 Comments
Does Alderson Regret Picking Up Jay Bruce’s $13 Million Option? (MMO Version)

Consider this one of those MMO Mailbag articles I enjoy posting from time to time, only this time it’s not. The question was actually asked and answered by a very popular Mets site, and while normally I don’t like to do rebuttals, I feel that in this case I had to because I didn’t want […]

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Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

An article by posted on December 11, 2016 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia To Pitch in Dominican Winter League

Jeurys Familia has received permission from the New York Mets to pitch in the Dominican Winter League for the Gigantes del Cibao. Familia last pitched in the Dominican League back in 2013 when he made six appearances for Gigantes. The Gigantes del Cibao are currently in first place with the regular season ending on December […]

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Twins Hire Former Mets Michael Cuddyer, LaTroy Hawkins

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Twins Hire Former Mets Michael Cuddyer, LaTroy Hawkins

According to Mike Berardino of the Twin Cities Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Twins have hired former Major Leaguers Torii Hunter, Michael Cuddyer, and LaTroy Hawkins as special assistants to baseball operations. They will “be responsible for serving as a resource for players and coaches in the mental and fundamental aspects of the game.” According to […]

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NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Braves, Nationals Have Interest In SP Chris Sale

According to Buster Olney on Twitter, the Chicago White Sox are in rebuilding mode. They have many players that teams would find attractive, including Jose Abreu, Jose Quintana, Todd Frazier, and Melky Cabrera. Clearly, though, their most valuable piece is left-handed starting pitcher Chris Sale. Unfortunately, according to Jon Heyman on Twitter, the Atlanta Braves are […]

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Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

An article by posted on November 16, 2016 0 Comments
Orioles Considering Frank Viola For Pitching Coach

According to Jim Duquette on Twitter, the Orioles are considering former Met player and coach Frank Viola to be their new pitching coach. Viola was hired by the Mets in 2011 to be the Brooklyn Cyclones pitching coach. Then, in 2012 and 2013, he was the Single-A Savannah Sand Gnats pitching coach. After winning Coach […]

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Lucas Duda Will Likely Be Mets Starting First Baseman

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Will Likely Be Mets Starting First Baseman

Per ESPN’s Adam Rubin via Twitter, Lucas Duda will be the 2017 starting first baseman. When asked if he thinks prospect Dominic Smith would have a chance in Spring Training, Rubin said, “He has not played above Double-A, so no. Lucas Duda is the 2017 first baseman. Then it’s potentially Dominic Smith’s turn.” The Mets will […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Matt Harvey, RHP

An article by posted on November 2, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Matt Harvey, RHP

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to his […]

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